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Why the Guinness Book of World Records may need to watch Florida State vs. Clemson


The Kansas City Chiefs currently hold bragging rights as the loudest football crowd in human history although, if the Clemson athletics department has anything to say about it, it'll be a short lived record.

The record currently stands at 137.5 decibels, set Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. Kansas City took the crown from Seattle's CenturyLink Field, which reached 136.6 decibels on September 15 of this year. Clemson hopes to break that record, although they're going about it in completely the wrong way.

Clemson officials hope to organize the stadium into a record-breaking wave of sound on the Tigers' first defensive snap of Saturday night's showdown with Florida State. If this record is broken, it won't be because of a coordinated marketing effort, like they're trying to color coordinate each section of the stadium. No, if Clemson is going to get its name into the record book, it'll take a deep strike from Tajh Boyd to Sammy Watkins or a third down sack of Jameis Winston late in the fourth quarter.